rsync sleep

Mark Constable markc at
Sun Jun 6 16:11:45 MDT 2010

On 2010-06-07, Eberhard Moenkeberg wrote:
> >> Is it possible to sleep 1 second after each file
> >> is rsynced?
> >
> > If you are concerned about giving the rest of the system
> > some time to "breathe" then just nice the rsync process.
> >
> > nice -n 19 rsync ... etc
> This would not help, regarding i/o.

Care to elaborate?

It wasn't obvious whether Mag Gam was concerned about
bandwidth usage or process usage and seeing that Benjamin
already provided the --bwlimit hint I thought I would add
a process friendly clue as well.


More information about the rsync mailing list